Texas Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Divorce Cases

Nov 4, 2013 By: Jason Steed

As everyone knows, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases involving same-sex marriage issues in June. U.S. v. Windsor held that the federal ban

Implications of Windsor and Prop 8 on Same Sex Divorces

Jul 31, 2013 By: Bruce Provda

The overturning of DOMA by the Supreme Court’s “Windsor” ruling earlier this year had a broad impact on how same-sex divorce is conducted by the states.

Same Sex Marriage Cases: Westlaw Key Number Classification

Jul 12, 2013 By: Craig Gustafson

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in the same-sex marriage cases involved classification to ten different topics within the Key Number System. Seven classifiers were responsible for those ten topics. Below is one classifier’s view on dealing with these historic cases.

Citing to Windsor, same-sex couples sue to overturn Pennsylvania state DOMA

Jul 11, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The first challenge to a state defense of marriage act after the Supreme Court decided U.S. v. Windsor has been filed. Is this going to be the beginning of the end of state same-sex marriage bans?

Trends in Family Law: Custody problems in same-sex separations

Nov 16, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Because same-sex couples cannot marry in most jurisdictions, separations involving such couples with children are very complex and problematic.

Today in 2004: California Supreme Court voids same-sex marriages

Aug 12, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On August 12, 2004, the California Supreme Court voided same-sex marriage licenses issued in San Francisco earlier that year, sparking a legal battle that may end with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Why the legal challenge to NY gay marriage law is doomed to fail

Jul 28, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The challenge to New York’s Marriage Equality Act will likely fail, since it asks the court to interpret legislative procedure, which courts are loathe to do.